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International Labor news and expert employement advice curated for promoting better practises across the industry's employement segment.

29 May, 2018

Immigrants Are Our Backbone

Labor | By: Mike Opperman

Immigrants formed who we are as Americans, like the people who came through Ellis Island. Today's immigrants that work on our dairy farms are following in those footsteps. 

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27 May, 2018

Should You Pay More On Holidays?

Labor | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

This farmer offers his employees double time on holidays. 

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24 May, 2018

Trump Administration Vows To Fix Immigration

Labor | By: Mike Opperman

Administrations working together to modernize H-2A visa program.

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22 May, 2018

Human Resources: Changing the Culture

Labor | By: Wyatt Bechtel

Improving the work environment.

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14 May, 2018

Immigration Audits Shift To Employers

Labor | By: Mike Opperman

Immigration officials have sharply increased audits of companies to verify immigration status.

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07 May, 2018

Trump Pledges Guestworker Program For Ag

Labor | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

The president understands agriculture’s need for access to a reliable labor force and will make it a priority to help fix the issue.

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30 Apr, 2018

Use Protocols and Metrics For Milk Quality Success

Labor | By: Mike Opperman

You can’t manage what you can’t measure, milk quality is no different.

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19 Mar, 2018

Giving Employees More Responsibility Has Both Benefits And Drawbacks

Labor | By: Mike Opperman

Not all employees want to be empowered.

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05 Mar, 2018

Empowering Employees Doesn’t Always Work

Labor | By: Mike Opperman

While giving employees more authority certainly can be beneficial, not every employee wants it and not every owner is good at giving greater latitude.

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01 Mar, 2018

Parlor Talk: What Do You Talk About In Team Meetings?

Labor | By: Wyatt Bechtel

Three producers from different parts of the country share their insight.

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